Roll Up, Roll Up, Get Your Personal Data Right Here!

One usually thinks of identity thieves working around the edges of things, in dark and nebulous areas where they steal and use or re-sell our personal information. Turning that impression on it's ear, an extended investigation by security expert Brian Krebs has turned up evidence that a lot of information was purchased from Experian - yes, THAT Experian; one of the "big three" credit bureaus...
An identity theft service that sold Social Security and drivers license numbers — as well as bank account and credit card data on millions of Americans — purchased much of its data from Experian, one of the three major credit bureaus, according to a lengthy investigation by KrebsOnSecurity.

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